AJ Smith Tag

Make these three small changes for big new gains.   We all remember that time in our lifting career when we were adding kilos to all of our lifts nearly every session if not every week. Unfortunately, this doesn't last forever and slowly those gains become less and less substantial. The more "trained" we become the harder it is to see progress. It can get frustrating as we continue to put in massive amounts of efforts for minimal return. That frustration often leads to poor adherence and ill-discipline when it comes to programming. By that I mean, we don't see progress in things so...

“If you don’t use it, you lose it”. It’s true for a number of things and mobility is definitely one of them.   I’ve heard too many people tell me what they used to be able to do i.e touch their toes, squat to depth, decent lunges and all the rest of it. My question to them is normally, “so what happened?” and 99.9% of the time they reply with something along the lines of “Life got in the way and I stopped doing it”. When I encounter people with movement problems it normally stems from having a prolonged period of time living...